Glances in "Holidays" Category

Israel Readies for Shavuot – Last Holiday Before the Summer Season

Children in the Ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim in Jerusalem preparing for the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. The holiday celebrates ...

The Shavuot Holiday Begins Tuesday Night

Dairy products display during the festival for the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, at kibbutz Alumim in the south of Israel. On Shavuot many ...

The Shavuot Holiday Is Coming Next Week

The Spring Holiday of Shavuot will be celebrated next Tuesday night through Wednesday. This was the festival held in Kibbutz Yehiam in ...

Limited Lag BaOmer Celebrations In Israel This Year as Parks Were Closed to Bonfires

An urban Lag BaOmer celebration Saturday night in the Jerusalem Hasidic neighborhood of Mea She’arim. Hasidic Jews, who wear fur covered ...

An Urban Lag BaOmer Celebration as Parks In Israel Were Closed to Bonfires

An urban Lag BaOmer celebration Saturday night in the Jerusalem Hasidic neighborhood of Mea She'arim. Hasidic Jews, who wear fur covered ...

Some Kids Got an Early Start Celebrating Lag BaOmer

Some Kids in Jerusalem got an early start to their Lag BaOmer celebrations. The Lag BaOmer holiday begins Saturday night. It is a ...

Israelis Were Asked to Limit Holiday Bonfires on Lag BaOmer Due to Hot Weather

The Lag BaOmer holiday begins Saturday night. Seen here are people in Jerusalem last year lighting holiday bonfires. It is a tradition ...

Israeli Kids Celebrate Independence Day

Some Israeli kids go a little bit overboard with the partying on the night of Independence Day. The celebrations began officially at 8 PM ...

Israel Celebrates Independence Day

Israelis celebrate their Independence Day by going out to parks and having family barbeques. These are scenes from Jerusalem’s biggest ...

The March of the Living

Israelis and Jews from around the world at the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland for Holocaust Remembrance Day on May 6, 2024. Photo ...